• Publications
  • Influence
A Rough Guide to Insult in Plautus
Author(s): Bork, Hans | Advisor(s): Richlin, Amy | Abstract: This dissertation examines how abuse-language and insults function in the plays of Plautus. Existing work on insults in Plautus is largely
Wind, Wave, and Generative Metaphor in Greek
ion. Lexical expressions only reflect this relationship, though, and the actual metaphorical linkage is made at a deeper cognitive level. According to Lakoff and Johnson, three basic operators